Author: Nanette Fridman

18 Mar

Tips for Working from Home

As many people adjust to working from home, I want to offer some tips that I have learned over 17 years of doing so. These are things that have...

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12 Mar

Don’t Cancel Your Board Meeting During the Coronavirus Crisis

Do not cancel your board meetings in light of Coronavirus. Move them to Zoom, Go to Meeting or WebEx. It is crucial that your board is up to date...

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12 Mar

5 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Donors When Your Event is Cancelled or Postponed

During this uncertain time, many fundraising events are getting postponed or cancelled. Here is what you should do if you are in this situation: 1. Call all your donors...

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07 Jan

Serving On A Nonprofit Board

This originally appeared on Point Group Road’s website. Serving On A Nonprofit Board Nanette Fridman, Nonprofit Board Strategist Nanette Fridman, MPP, JD, is a speaker, consultant, trainer & coach...

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25 Nov

Moving Beyond Thanksgiving Day to Creating Cultures of Gratitude

  This week brings us to Thanksgiving. The day every year where families and friends gather and offer gratitude. Organizations send out emails and notes to staff, donors and volunteers telling...

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21 Jul

A Too Often Forgotten Question for Your CEO’s Annual Review Conversation

One of the core responsibilities of a board of directors is to evaluate the executive of the organization. This is actually part of the broader board role of hiring,...

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07 Apr

For the Board Leaders

One of the biggest trends in my coaching practice over the last 10 years has been the growth of nonprofit board chairs and presidents as clients. In some cases,...

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20 Jan

Should Day Schools Have Investment Prospectuses?

A generous day school donor called me a few months ago to talk about the numerous requests for donations he received from schools both in his home state and...

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16 Jan

Do Work that Matters

A lot of time in coaching with professionals and volunteer leaders, people are overwhelmed with the myriad of issues and volume of communications and tasks they have to do. ...

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04 Jan

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Development Directors

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Development Directors 1. I will focus on donor retention. It is much harder to get a new donor than to keep an existing...

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